November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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November 14 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - November 16

All fixed commemorations below are observed on November 28 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For November 15, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on November 2.

Saints[edit]

Pre-Schism Western saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox saints[edit]

New martyrs and confessors[edit]

  • New Hieromartyrs Nicholas and Peter Kondarov, priests, Gregory Dolinin[note 11] and Nicetas Almazov, deacons (1937)[1][12][20]

Other commemorations[edit]

Icon gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The notation Old Style or (OS) is sometimes used to indicate a date in the Julian Calendar (which is used by churches on the "Old Calendar").
    The notation New Style or (NS), indicates a date in the Revised Julian calendar (which is used by churches on the "New Calendar").
  2. ^ Saint Demetrius was tortured for the sake of Christ by Pomplius the governor in the village of Daodus, and then he was beheaded.[4]
  3. ^ He was one of the 318 Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea, in Bithynia. He became an ascetic and also a wonderworker. He reposed peacefully.
  4. ^ The memory of these three martyrs is preserved in Parisian Codex 1578 and in Patmian Codex 266, along with their companions.
  5. ^ "The same day, the birthday of St. Eugenius, bishop of Toledo, and martyr, disciple of blessed Denis the Areopagite. Having consummated his martyrdom near Paris, he received from our Lord a crown for his blessed sufferings. His body was afterwards conveyed to Toledo."[14]
  6. ^ "At Nola, in Campania, blessed Felix, bishop and martyr, who was renowned for miracles from the fifteenth year of his age. He terminated the combats of his martyrdom with thirty others, under the governor Marcian."[14]
  7. ^ Born in Wales, he moved to Brittany and settled at a place called Aleth, now St Malo, where he was the first bishop.
  8. ^ "In Bretagne, the birthday of St. Malo, bishop, who was glorious for miracles from his early years."[14]
  9. ^ Born in Leinster in Ireland, he was taken as a slave to the Orkneys by Norse raiders but managed to escape to Scotland. He then went on pilgrimage to Rome and became a monk in Farfa Abbey in Italy. From there he went to the monastery of Rheinau Abbey in Switzerland, where he lived as a hermit for twenty-two years. His relics still exist.
  10. ^ St. Paisius was one of the greatest teachers of the spirituality of the Jesus Prayer and translator of Patristic texts on prayer, St Paisius renewed monastic life in several Orthodox lands and had disciples from ten nationalities. His disciples prayed up to 14 hours per day as they united prayer with reading and physical work.[18]
  11. ^ See: (in Russian) ГРИГОРИЙ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  12. ^ There is some confusion in the sources as to whether this refers to 'Justinian and Theodora' or to 'Justin and Euphemia'.
  13. ^ Based on the proposal of the Metropolitan of Mytilene, the Ecumenical Patriarchate appointed the feast day for the 'Translation of the relics (1935-36) of Saint Gregory, Bishop of Assos (1150)' to be celebrated each year on the 1st Sunday after November 10 (i.e. on the Sunday between November 11–17 each year). His feast day is on March 4.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j November 28 / November 15. Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Δημήτριος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 15 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ a b c d e f (in Greek) Συναξαριστής. 15 Νοεμβρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  4. ^ Martyr Demetrius of Thrace. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  5. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Γουρίας, Σαμωνᾶς καὶ Ἄβιβος οἱ Ὁμολογητές. 15 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  6. ^ Martyr and Confessor Gurias of Edessa. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  7. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Κυντίων (ἢ Κυντιρίων ἢ Κυντιανὸς ἢ Κυντιριανός) Ἐπίσκοπος Σελευκείας. 15 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Εὐψύχιος, Νέαρχος καὶ Καρτέριος οἱ Μάρτυρες. 15 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἐλπίδιος, Μάρκελλος καὶ Εὐστόχιος οἱ Μάρτυρες. 15 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  10. ^ Martyr Elpidius who suffered under Julian the Apostate. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  11. ^ (in Greek) Άγιος Θωμάς ο Β' ο νέος, Πατριάρχης Κωνσταντινούπολης. Ορθόδοξος Συναξαριστής.
  12. ^ a b c d The Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of Western Europe and the Americas (ROCOR). St. Hilarion Calendar of Saints for the year of our Lord 2004. St. Hilarion Press (Austin, TX). p. 85.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i j November 15. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  14. ^ a b c d e The Roman Martyrology. Transl. by the Archbishop of Baltimore. Last Edition, According to the Copy Printed at Rome in 1914. Revised Edition, with the Imprimatur of His Eminence Cardinal Gibbons. Baltimore: John Murphy Company, 1916. p. 352-353.
  15. ^ Rev. Richard Stanton. A Menology of England and Wales, or, Brief Memorials of the Ancient British and English Saints Arranged According to the Calendar, Together with the Martyrs of the 16th and 17th Centuries. London: Burns & Oates, 1892. pp. 542-544.
  16. ^ St Philip of Rabanga. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  17. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Παΐσιος Βελιτσκόφσκυ (Ρῶσος). 15 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  18. ^ a b c Dr. Alexander Roman. November. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  19. ^ Venerable Paisius Velichkovsky. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  20. ^ a b (in Russian) 28 ноября (15 ноября). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  21. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Μνήμη τῶν εὐσεβῶν βασιλέων Ἰουστίνου καὶ Θεοδώρας. 15 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  22. ^ (in Greek) Ανακομιδή Ιερών Λειψανων του Αγίου Γρηγορίου επισκόπου Άσσου. Ορθόδοξος Συναξαριστής.
  23. ^ Icon of the Mother of God of Kupyatich. OCA - Lives of the Saints.

Sources[edit]

Greek Sources

Russian Sources

  • (in Russian) 28 ноября (15 ноября). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).